Giuliano Sciusco

Supervisors: Prof. Marco Volterrani and Dr. Simone Magni

Research field: Agronomy

Research interests: Turfgrasses, Autonomous mowing, Sustainability, Low-maintenance species 

Department head office, via del Borghetto, 80, Pisa 


Giuliano started his PhD program in November 2022. His research project is mainly focused on sustainable management in natural turfgrass systems. For his dissertation project he will be studying more sustainable and socially accepted turfgrass management practices, using innovative technologies and exploring alternative low-maintenance species. In 2014, he took part in the Erasmus Lifelong Learning Program spending 6 months at the University of Prague (CULS). In 2019, he received his Master’s Degree in Management and Planning Urban Green Areas at the University of Pisa. In 2018, he spent 6 months abroad in the United States, cooperating with the New Mexico State University on several turfgrass research projects, mainly concerning the use of waste waters as irrigation in turfgrass systems. In 2020, he obtained a grant at the University of Pisa to work on natural turfgrass managed with autonomous mowers in residential and professional sports areas. 


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